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Rudderstack vs Alation: What are the differences?

What is Rudderstack? An open source alternative to segment. It is a platform for collecting, storing and routing customer event data to dozens of tools. It is open-source, can run in your cloud environment (AWS, GCP, Azure or even your data-centre) and provides a powerful transformation framework to process your event data on the fly.

What is Alation? Enterprise Data Catalog & Data Governance. The leader in collaborative data cataloging, it empowers analysts & information stewards to search, query & collaborate for fast and accurate insights.

Rudderstack and Alation can be primarily classified as "Analytics Integrator" tools.

Some of the features offered by Rudderstack are:

  • Production Ready
  • Extreme Scale
  • Segment API Compatibile

On the other hand, Alation provides the following key features:

  • Data Catalog
  • Automatically indexes your data by source
  • Automatically gathers knowledge about your data

Rudderstack is an open source tool with 1.84K GitHub stars and 81 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Rudderstack's open source repository on GitHub.

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What is Alation?

The leader in collaborative data cataloging, it empowers analysts & information stewards to search, query & collaborate for fast and accurate insights.

What is Rudderstack?

RudderStack allows you to easily build pipelines connecting your whole customer data stack, then make them smarter by pulling analysis from your data warehouse to trigger enrichment and activation in customer tools.

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